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Semmelweis University completes first liver transplant with shared organ in Hungary

A clinic of the Semmelweis University, Budapest, was the first in Hungary to complete two liver transplants from one donor organ in early December, the clinic said on Thursday.
11. January 2024 17:28

The patients were a 3-year-old girl suffering from liver failure of unknown origin, and a 35-year-old man with liver cancer. Both are well, the man is convalescing at home while the girl is still being monitored at the clinic, the Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Gastroenterology said.

Meanwhile, the clinic has completed another intervention, where the recipients were a 20-month-old boy and a man with a Hepatitis B infection. They are both well, the statement said.

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